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live tiles

Tablet-style (Metro) icons on Windows Phone and Windows, starting with Windows 8, that continuously pull information in real time from social networks, messaging systems, the Internet and local content. See tile-based interface, Windows 10, Win10 abc's, Windows Phone and widget.


"Live News"
This Windows tile continuously cycles the latest headlines.







Personal Pizzazz
Images cycle in these Windows Phone tiles from the phone's contacts and picture folders. Users love seeing their friends and photos floating by.
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Microsoft has always used Live Tiles for its apps, and the new Live Folders feature simply allows Windows Phone users to drag a tile over another tile to create and name a folder, report said.
Incorporating sample apps throughout, he covers app development fundamentals and concepts, understanding the application execution model, and controlling page orientation; essential elements like using content, items, and range controls, test elements and fonts, media and web elements, the application bar, toolkit controls, jump lists, and the pivot and panorama controls; and Windows Phone app development, including processing touch input, live tiles, built-in apps, push notification, sensing motion and attitude, location-aware apps, map-based positioning, supporting multiple cultures and languages, images and video using the camera, recording audio, creating speech-driven experiences, unit testing apps, and managing payment instruments.
With the new Windows Phone 8.1 interface, Live Tiles provide updates at a glance, Office Mobile, Outlook Mobile, Windows Phone Hubs, and the entertainment experience.
With Windows Phone 8.1, users still get the Start screen they can make their own, Live Tiles that provide updates at a glance, Office Mobile, Outlook Mobile, Windows Phone Hubs, and the entertainA[degrees]ment experience.
Both phones include Live Tiles, Office, Skype, One Drive, Xbox services and a lot more new mobile device management features introduced by Microsoft.
"With Windows Phone 8.1, people still get the Start screen they can make their own, Live Tiles that provide updates at a glance, Office Mobile, Outlook Mobile, Windows Phone Hubs, and the entertainment experience.
Phone 8.1 devices include features such as Live Tiles that surface information
Alongside live tiles and lock screen notifications, Viber for Windows 8 also features:
Apps come to life on Windows 8.1 thanks to features like Live Tiles and search integration, said Todd Brix, general manager, Windows Apps and Store, Microsoft Corp.
Running on Windows Phone 8, the Nokia Lumia 925 features unique Live Tiles providing near real-time updates on the people and things that matter most.
Live Tiles update direct to the home screen, and People Hub is included for social connectivity.
The Windows Phone 8 operating system uses live tiles so you can personalize your Start screen, allowing easy access to the most important content in real-time, whether it is photos of your family, Office documents or your favorite app.